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  ABC    ABC2 News at 530PM    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    December 28, 2012
    5:30 - 6:00pm EST  

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the victim. >> many american families outraged over russia's decision to ban american adoptions. we talked to a family who knows the process very well. she adopted a disabled girl from russia when she was six. now she has won medals at the paralympic games. parents can now request a franken on their child's credit. it's the first of its kind in the country. the request can be made to the three credit unis. in the past they were allowed to deny a party's request. >> weather wise, we're looking at a few passing clouds but these clouds edging in are the leading edge of a new system. winter weather advisory. it's for the northwestern half of the viewing area. south and east of baltimore
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anticipating under an inch or two and a wintry mix south of easten. in this areas not a winter weather advisory but could be slick. the snow begins to edge in. we'll talk about how much we get throughout the day saturday, what falls where on the map. it's coming up. all right. now to the looming fiscal cliff and the last-ditch effort to stop the nation from going over. >> the president is meeting with congressional leaders just about an hour ago. any last-minute deal will likely have to wait until the senate returns. >> reporter: president obama summoned congressional leaders to the white house today hoping for a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the power brokers have four days before the government starts slashing military and domestic spending. president obama is pushing for a
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stop gap measure that with avoid faxes on people earning less than $25,000. on capitol hill frustration is growing. both republicans and democrats sound look they have given up. outside the capitol democrats hauled out a times square ball prop with the emergency, don't drop the ball. >> the republicans refuse to ask those with the most in our society to give a little bit more. >> reporter: a simple stop gap measure is not what many in washington had hoped for. republicans blame president obama for the collapse of a bigger deal that would have cut spending and reduced the country's debt. >> it is the president's responsibility to lay out a plan and to bring people together but it's a total dereliction of duty and a lack of courage to deal
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with the issues. >> it rests in the hands of the senate. president obama is scheduled to give an update on the fiscal cliff within the next 15 minutes. when that happens, we will join him live for that announcement. >> for more on the fiscal cliff and what it could moon for your pay, we got you covered. just head to our home page for a breakdown of different scenarios in washington, what it could moan for your money. for more on the fiscal cliff and a heated debate, check out an all brand-new episode of square off. the round table discussion airs right here on abc2 at 11 on sunday morning. continuing coverage in the planned port strike. dock workers have been working on an expired contract. today the u.s. marry time alines and the long shoring association
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have agreed to a 30 day extension allowing for more time to negotiate a new deal. a major sticking point will have to be cleared up by january 28. it involves royalty payments for members based on each container they unload. an early morning shootout at a new jersey police headquarters left three officers with wounds. >> how the suspect managed to get one of the officer's weapons. >> reporter: police raced to headquarters about 5:30 this morning responding to reports of gunfire. a man was brought into the station on domestic violence charges. >> the struggle occurred while the suspect was being processed. during the course of that, the suspect obtained a firearm and fired on three have our officers. right now we have one officer
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that was shot just below his bulletproof breast. >> i saw them throw somebody into an ambulance. this was very, very quick. the police officers jumping in the ambulance and taking off very quick. >> reporter: the two other officers were grazed by bullets. >> the officers returned fire and the suspect is deceased. >> reporter: it's the latest surprise attack on first responders. on christmas eve, convicted felon william spengler lured volunteer firefighters into a deadly trap. once they arrived he started shooting, killing two and wounding two others. the two officers are listed in stable condition. reporting from new york. everyone wants to know what
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he was thinking when he plan -- they want to do a complete analysis of lanza's dna. the shooting left 26 people dead. lab results are not expected for several weeks. >> they hit you with late fees and overdraft charges. the banks have to pay fines, too. forget about the big a websg kudos. why amazon.com takes the prize. >> i'm meteorologist wyatt everhart. a few clouds edging in. dry tonight but here's what's coming our way saturday. the latest on yet another approaching storm coming up.
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we get hit with them every time we go to the atm but banks have to pay them too banks racked up $10 billion in fines. half of them were paid because of improper mortgage practices. the total also includes more than a billion and a half that
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ubs and bartlys had to pay. amazon was once again ranked the best online site for holiday shopping. the online retailer was ranked at the top because of the wide variety of merchandise this offers. amazon said 2012 was its biggest holiday ever with 26 million ordered on within day. those looking for bubbly have made a switch. perseco is fast replacing champagne as the party fizz of choice. the biggest retailer in the united kingdom said sales nearly doubled in 2012. well, cold weather is no friend to your skin but we're helping you battle back. what products you can help beat
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dull and dry skin. >> and when they take the field, having the coats will be a big change. >> we continue it see a nice friday night but a new storm on the map. we've been talking about it for days. what will the saturday storm do? we answer that.
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you can see five sweeps continue to scan all clear. so we're looking good on this friday night. no question about that. can't complain. it's good looking weather for the moment. we saw basically just a cloudy scenario. annapolis mostly cloudy through the day. bel air you had a little bit of sunshine before the clouds begin to dominate the sky. as we take a look at disun dock,
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it was mostly cloudy early on and the sun breaking out. new high thin cloud cover. that's courtesy of the approaching storm system. 38 at bwi. wind is calm. air is dry. it is the proverbial calm before the storm. temperatures in the mid to upper 30s. we're not at freezing yet. conditions will begin to get colder overnight. clouds thicken up overnight. the chance for winter weather kicks in about 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. winter advisory is up. you can seat area of highest concern. it's for northern baltimore county. areas south and east, including annapolis, city and eastern shore. there will be an inch or two of slushy snow. clouds continue to overspread
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the area. this is the leading edge. has it come in timing wise around 6 a.m., around snow advisory -- sunrise, snow begins to fire up. in that time frame we'll have our coldest air of the day. warmer air will try to edge further north. it shifts toward annapolis and north of kent island through the day. then we'll look for rain and snow mixing over the i-95 corridor. kind of a last gasp of the storm. cold air wraps. we could see flurries. a detailed snowfall map in just a second. first, i want to show you the cold air. that will funnel in as we talk about the whole weekend for sunday, cold breezy day, a frigid night tomorrow night. it's going to be a very cold night. plan for that. future trend shows we struggle
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to get to 32 -- above 32 tomorrow. the cold air is available this time. it's colder than our last storm s i think the rain/snow line will stay further south. it's rolling into our area through the day tomorrow. then we'll continue to look for unsettled weather. here's the bottom line with all of it. totals will be up to an inch or so with significant rain on the central part of the eastern shore from cambridge are in the and east. as you go further north, one to two inch range will extend. about a two to three earn northern baltimore county, northern harford county and out to carroll county where you'll see four inch totals. there, they could see closer to half a not in the mountains. overnight 30. snow showers starting by dawn.
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tomorrow 37. a general one to three inch rain around the immediate baltimore area, less south and east and more north and with the. tom night -- tomorrow night, there will be icy spots. all right. let's look beyond that, a cold sunday with sunshine on tap. as we look ahead to monday you can see the setup. temperatures running in the 40s as we go past sunday into new year's eve day. we bring in a new system, the first day of january. we start on a winter note with another wintry mix. >> those little annoying storms. >> nuisance storms. by midday we should be looking better. >> all right. thanks, wyatt. joce? winter weather is rough on your skin. that cold air dries you out.
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there's a determine toll gist approved guide to -- dermatologist approved guide. >> i go for a product that says repair sun damage uv rays, anything that says diminishes lines or wrinkles. >> reporter: for many finding the perfect product can be a guessing game. >> sometimes it's going to the store and looking around. >> reporter: we teamed up with board certified doctor rene hirsch. >> we've got something for everyone, every price point, every type of skin. >> reporter: all are backed by research. >> they've been made and focused for people with very sensitive skin. historically haven't been able
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to tolerate it. >> reporter: it's a sugar extract that promises to help fight wrinkles. it targets the layers of tissues. >> sending a message to increase regeneration of skin cells including collagen and fiber blast. >> reporter: or try rose apple leaf. it's a pope tents -- potent antioxidant. >> reporter: two nergds are making -- ingredients are making a comeback. it price additional benefits to the skin that may have existed. coenzyme q10 is also a proven antioxidant. and the doctor said my asin or vitamin b3 is known for its moisturizing power. >> it protects the skin's
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barrier. >> reporter: how do you know which product is right for you. >> target new ingredients based on those items. trying to fix too many things at once is a recipe for disaster. >> reporter: she added a lotion with rose apple leaf. >> i noticed it made my skin softer. overall, i thought it was a pretty good product. >> if you can, try it out before you buy it. don't be afraid to ask for samples and test the products on your arm. the end of the day the best lotion is the one you mr. use regularly. minutes ago we brought you updates on the fiscal cliff. the president is getting ready to speak. >> above all protect our middle class and everyone driving to get into the middle class. i still want to get this done. it's the right thing to do for our families, for our businesses
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and our entire economy but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. we're at the point in four days every american's tax rates are scheduled to go up by law. every american's paycheck will get considerably smaller. and that would be the wrong thing to do for our economy. it would be bad for middle class families and it would be bad for businesses that depend on family spending. fortunately, congress can prevent it from happening, if they act right now. i just will a good and constructive discussion about how to prevent this tax hike on the middle class. i'm optimistic we may be able to reach pan agreement that will pass both houses in time. senators reid and mcchon nell are work -- mcconnell are
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working on such an agreement as we speak. but if an agreement isn't reached in time between senator reid and senator mcconnell, then i will urge senator reid to bring to the floor a blase sick package for an up or down vote, one that protects the middle class from an income tax high, extends the vital lifeline of pun insured been fits and a plan for an economic growth and deficit reduction. >> that was president obama talking with four days left in that fiscal cliff deadline saying he's hoping congress will reach a deal on this. if not, he's asking them to bring a package to the floor that will protect middle class mrns. coming up all brand-new at 6:00, american families are now banned from adopting russian children. we'll hear from one local family who calls it a death sentence
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for thousands of small children. >> before you get to work on your next home repair project, we're warning you about the dangers of trying to do it yourself. now a preview of what's ahead on world news at 6:30. >> the 11th our deal or no -- hour deal or no deal. tonight the track of the storm and where it will hit.
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the nation is mourning the loss of the man who led allied
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forces in the gulf war. norman schwarzkopf was credited with winning the war and the public's imagination. >> reporter: in 1990, norman schwarzkopf was a little known general looking ahead to requirement -- retirement. then he led into the face of the u.s. counterattack, called stormen norman. >> it will take has long last it takes. >> reporter: a six-week campaign of aerial bombardment drowned the iraqis in 100 hours. norman schwarzkopf was a west point graduate hop spent his whole career in the army. he was a war hero where he
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earned purple, bronze and silver stars. president bush issued a statement calling norman schwarzkopf a true american patriot and one of the great military leaders. in rear -- retirement he had speaking engagements. you could be waking up to a snowy saturday morning. >> we continue to track a winter storm on abc2 news at 6:00 which starts right now. president putin has just nailed the lid in the coffin. >> the russian president bans them f a